Stocks turned higher, pushed upward by credit card companies despite some less-than-stellar economic reports and news that oil supplies took a dramatic and unexpected slide.
They cut their ratings on Marriott, and reduce the price target to $40 from $47. Marriott closed at $34.14. They go further: "...we do not recommend putting new money into lodging with the exception of stocks with unique catalysts."
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Oil prices will continue to roil the stock market this week as the summer driving season officially kicks off and as more companies feel the pinch of higher energy prices on their profit margins.
This weekend, Memorial Day will mark the unofficial beginning of summer. The markets have historically been relatively flat going into the lazy hazy Days of summer.
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The U.S. dollar hit a new low as the Fed's Pianalto says the U.S. economy has stalled. Dollar weakness again helping oil. Jumbo mortgage lender Thornburg Mortgage TMA failed to meet a margin call of about $28 million which has triggered cross-defaults.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Big Lots and Dupont popped while Heelys and Chico's dropped.
Stocks clawed their way back to close higher Wednesday after a rollercoaster day of trading loaded with news.
Stocks pulled back in afternoon trading Wednesday, led by financials, as news on Ambac trickled out.
Stocks shot higher Wednesday after a better-than-expected reading on the services sector.
Costco Wholesale quarterly profits and better-than-expected February sales Wednesday as the warehouse clubs attracted bargain-hunting U.S. shoppers looking for deals on food and fuel.
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Big Lots reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit on improved cost controls, but the closeout retailer said it now expects same-store sales to fall in the holiday quarter amid weak demand for toys and home goods.
Stocks ended broadly higher as investors were hopeful the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates next month. "You had more people positive today that the Fed is going to cut rates," said Todd Leone, head of listed trading at Cowen & Co. "A lack of bad news is really the main thing moving the markets today -- as long as you don't hear anything negative, the market does OK."
Gasoline prices are soaring -- but one "Morning Call" guest says the best revenge is investing well. Rob Cox, U.S. editor of Breaking Views, joined CNBC's Mark Haines to talk about "the middle squeeze" at the pump -- and how to play it.
Billionaire investor George Soros reported Tuesday that he had more than doubled his stake in Microsoft Corp.'s common stock to 415,497 shares as of March 31 from a previously disclosed stake of 198,075 shares.
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